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Posted 4/27/2017

Release no. 17-037

Nathan Busche


Cheryl Moore

RIVERDALE, N. D. The boat ramp at the East Tailrace Recreation Area downstream of the Garrison Dam will be temporarily closed on Tuesday, May 2 and Thursday and Friday May 11-12 between the hours of 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The closure is required to allow repairs on the west lane of the East Tailrace boat ramp. The road to the East Tailrace will be closed during this time for the public’s safety and shore fishing near the boat ramp will not be permitted.  However shore fishing remains available at the West Tailrace.

A zero release from the power plant is scheduled on May 11 -12 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. to support this repair effort.

Signs will be in place to direct the public.

Access to the East Tailrace will reopen once the work is completed.

Should you have further questions please contact: Nathan Busche, Natural Resource Specialist/Park Ranger, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Garrison Project. Phone: 701-654-7757, email: Nathan.r.busche@usace.army.mil